Visual Art Instructor (bilingual)

Date Posted: Oct 30, 2019
Application Deadline: Nov 15, 2019
Start Date: Dec 02, 2019

Hourly From: $30/hr To $40/hr
Province: Ontario
Region: Peel Region
City: Mississauga
Employee Benefits: N/A
Organization's Field/Discipline: The Arts
Job's focus: Creative
Job Type: Independent Contractor
Career Level: Doesn’t apply

Organization Description

Living Arts Centre

The Living Arts Centre is a not-for-profit, charitable organization that operates the premiere arts and culture facility located in the heart of Mississauga, Canada’s sixth largest city.  Dedicated to being a place for global engagement in the arts, the Centre houses a stunning landmark atrium, three presentation ready theatres, seven professional craft studios, and an attractive in-house restaurant and burgeoning catering operation.   In its 21st year of operation, with a mission to promote Arts for Life, the Centre plays host to hundreds of performing arts, educational, community, and corporate events and activities each year. The Living Arts Centre is a dynamic and accessible gathering place for creativity that welcomes more than 400,000 discerning and culturally diverse visitors annually.



Job Description

The Living Arts Centre is seeking a bilingual, creative, dynamic, and talented individual to instruct visual arts to students as part of its school workshop programs. The chosen candidate will follow guidelines developed by the Centre to create safe, encouraging, and creative learning environments.

Work Term: Contract (renewable), part-time starting immediately 
School Workshops: Weekdays
Positions Available: Bilingual Visual Arts Instructor (lino-cut printmaking, screen-printing, sculpture, drawing, painting, ceramics & art criticism)
 

Requirements:

Qualifications:
• Post-secondary diploma, degree or equivalent in visual arts, arts education, or related discipline
• Minimum of 2 years of experience teaching children in an educational or recreational setting
• Excellent communication/interpersonal skills
• Demonstrated group management techniques
• Proven customer service and problem solving skills
• Ability to work independently
• First aid training an asset
• French competency is a must.
 
Responsibilities:
• Instruct curriculum-connected, set lesson plans for School Workshops (K-grade 12) on weekdays in visual or performing arts
• Deliver art based activities in a manner appropriate to the audience
• Material set up and clean-up
• Work with groups of up to 30 participants
• Represent the Living Arts Centre with adept customer service
• Work within the policies and procedures set out by the Centre

Additional Info:

Employment offer is conditional upon receipt of a Criminal Record Search and Vulnerable Sector Screening that is acceptable to the Living Arts Centre.

The Living Arts Centre is an Equal Opportunity Employer and operates in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code.  If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, we ask you to please inform Living Arts Centre staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates must submit a cover letter and resume via e-mail by November 15th, 2019 to Lia Vazir, Supervisor of School Programs, at: lia.vazir@livingarts.on.ca.  Please include the posted position in the subject line when submitting your application.   
 
Thank you to all applicants.  No phone calls please.  Note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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